Berwick PA Demographics

 

Age

41.6Median age
  • about the same as the figure in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 41.2
  • about the same as the figure in Pennsylvania: 40.7

 

                  

    

 

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Income

$20,580Per capita income
  • about 80 percent of the amount in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: $26,397
  • about two-thirds of the amount in Pennsylvania: $31,476
$39,219 ±$4,098Median household income
  • about 80 percent of the amount in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: $49,968 ±$1,414
  • about two-thirds of the amount in Pennsylvania: $56,951 ±$205
 

 

      

 

                  

Poverty

23.6% ±5.5% (2,377  ±551)Persons below poverty line

  • more than 1.5 times the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 14.7% 11,672(±1.3% / ±1,056)
  • nearly double the rate in Pennsylvania: 13.1%

 

 

                  

Transportation to work

21.2 minutes ±2.7(96,760  ±15,350)Mean travel time to work
  • about the same as the figure in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 21.5 794,270(±0.4 / ±22,600)
  • about 80 percent of the figure in Pennsylvania: 26.7 152,407,165 (±0.1 / ±582,083)

    

 

                  

Households

4,307

Number of households 

Berwick, PA Metro Area: 33,987

Pennsylvania: 5,007,442

 

 

 

$39,219Median household income

    • about 80 percent of the amount in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: $49,968
    • about two-thirds of the amount in Pennsylvania: $56,951

 

 

                  

   

 

 
Marital Status

                  

Fertility

4.6% ±4% (116  ±100)Women 15-50 who gave birth during past year

  • about 1.3 times the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 3.4%  690 (±0.7% / ±146)
  • about 90 percent of the rate in Pennsylvania: 5.1%

 

 

     

 

                  

Units & Occupancy
 
4,947 ±229


Number of housing units Berwick, PA Metro Area: 38,098±259
Pennsylvania: 5,653,599 ±882

                  

    

 

                  

     

 

 

 

 

 

$99,600Median value of owner-occupied housing units
  • about two-thirds of the amount in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: $151,100
  • about three-fifths of the amount in Pennsylvania: $170,500

                  

Geographical mobility 

15.5%Moved since previous year
  • about 1.3 times the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 11.9%
  • about 25 percent higher than the rate in Pennsylvania: 12.3%

 

      

 

                  

Educational Attainment 

86%High school grad or higher
  • a little less than the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 89.9%
  • a little less than the rate in Pennsylvania: 89.9%
16.2%Bachelor's degree or higher
  • about two-thirds of the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 23.7%

    

 

                  

Language

N/APersons with language other than English spoken at home

                  

Place of birth

 3%Foreign-born population

  • about 20 percent higher than the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 2.5% 
  • about half the rate in Pennsylvania: 6.6%

 

                  

Veteran Status

7.9%Population with veteran status

  • a little less than the rate in the Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area: 8.4%
  • about the same as the rate in Pennsylvania: 8%